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by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:32 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: "Snapple Bottle" Stove Wick Style 07/06/2006
Replies: 5
Views: 2288

"Snapple Bottle" Stove Wick Style 07/06/2006

On the way home picked up a couple of Snapple bottles. Made one complete stove Weighs 31 grams 1.093 ounces Will test it tomorrow and post photos Pot rests on cross piece in center of burner Has 4 pieces of fiberglass cloth wick One bottle, one complete stove!!!!!!! Boiled 2 cups of 67 degree water ...
by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:29 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: "Venetian" wedding tin pot stand 07/10/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1229

"Venetian" wedding tin pot stand 07/10/2006

Used 1 inch wide aluminum venetian blind material Pop riveted the pieces to a wedding tin to make it have it's embedded pot stand One wedding favor tin, some wick material, one complete stove!!! Used fiberglass cloth for the wick 2 cups water boiled using 1/2 ounce denatured alcohol Water temp 70 de...
by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:13 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Paper Stove Competition 07/21/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1259

Paper Stove Competition 07/21/2006

Rules: 1. Stove and pot stand made of paper products 2. 1/2 ounce of fuel 3. Boil 2 cups of 70 degree water 4. No time limit 5. Pot stand can be separated from burner Sample of what my entry looks like in it's preliminary stages: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/obijiwa/paprstv003.jpg http://i...
by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 1:02 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: "Bud Bottle" stove Wick Style 07/08/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1267

"Bud Bottle" stove Wick Style 07/08/2006

First shows the setup to cut the bottles with a hacksaw blade mounted with screws to a piece of lumber the thickness that I wanted the stove body to be. For furter instructions see the thread on the "Snapple Bottle" stove. The stove boiled 2 cups of 67 degree water in 6 min. and burned for...
by zelph
Fri Aug 24, 2007 12:50 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: Emergency SuperCat Stove 06/29/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1226

Emergency SuperCat Stove 06/29/2006

This is an "Emergency Use Only" stove. I modified my Super Cat by removing the fiberglass wick and substituting "Super" tampons. Let me tell you a little thing I read about. Oil lamps that use kerosene/liquid parafin have wicks that bring the fuel up to the burner. They say never...
by zelph
Tue Aug 21, 2007 3:55 pm
Forum: YouTube's Finest Stovies
Topic: Pepsi Twist stove
Replies: 0
Views: 1253

Pepsi Twist stove

I thought this video was well made and interesting. Fun to watch, creative!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7FEfk1DZoY
by zelph
Tue Aug 21, 2007 3:06 pm
Forum: YouTube's Finest Stovies
Topic: Pop Can Low Pressure stove
Replies: 1
Views: 1186

Pop Can Low Pressure stove

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTBmnkDJW7s [img]<object%20width="425"%20height="350"><param%20name="movie"%20value="http://www.youtube.com/v/DTBmnkDJW7s"></param><param%20name="wmode"%20value="transparent"></param><embed%20src="http:/...
by zelph
Tue Aug 21, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: Freezer Bag Cooking
Topic: Plastic Mailer Cozy
Replies: 0
Views: 1311

Plastic Mailer Cozy

During my last campout I tested the plastic mailers made for the United States Postal Service. They are of the bubble wrap type, moisture and water resistant and are ultra strong. Envelpoe size is 8" X 11.625". Usable size is 7.5" X 9.375". The weight of one mailer is 13 grams, j...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:28 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: hobo stove 07/29/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1234

hobo stove 07/29/2006

Working on one. Had idea to use 4 inch aluminum elbow. Twisted it to form straight piece. All of its lines give it strength and character Shows it compared to heinekin pot. pot fits inside for storage, u shaped stainless piece inserted through upper row of holes holds pot while heating. Secret to cl...
by zelph
Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:14 pm
Forum: Zelph's Stoveworks Factory
Topic: whatzitt stove 10/18/2006
Replies: 0
Views: 1189

whatzitt stove 10/18/2006

All the right parts came together to make up this combination stove. I made it with an aluminum bottle "Snapple Energy" drink. A can from a can of chicken in water. A piece of fiberglass wick. I JB welded the can to the bottom of the bottle, inserted the wick into the can, poured in 2 cups...

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